Have you finished 365 Days and its recently released sequel 365 Days: This Day, and are now looking for more content like it? We’ve got you covered.
For those unaware or who need a refresher, 365 Days is a Polish erotic thriller film that hit Netflix in 2020 and immediately made a big splash with critics (who weren’t super into it) and regular viewers around to world (who were more into it, or at least, into clicking on it) alike, likely do to the overtly sexual themes and images that pervade most of the film.
365 Days follows Massimo Torricelli (Michele Morrone), a member of the Sicilian Mafia family, and Laura Biel (Anna-Maria Sieklucka), a sales director who is unhappy in her current stable but unexciting relationship. Whilst on a trip to Sicily to try to relight the spark between her and her boyfriend, Martin (Mateusz Łasowski), Laura is kidnapped by Massimo who has been taken by her beauty since he caught a glimpse of her five years prior in a chance run-in, and he gives her 365 days to fall in love with him.
Insane premise? Perhaps. But that’s just what makes it the kind of film you can’t help but be fascinated by. Want to know even more films that grasp your attention like a (sexy) car wreck? Keep reading to learn more about 7 movies like 365 Days.
’50 Shades of Grey’
If you have eyes or ears, you have probably heard of Fifty Shades of Grey somewhere along the way. The 2015 erotic romance-drama (based on E.L. James’ Fifty Shades erotic novel series) revolves around college senior Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) as she steps in for her sick roommate to interview prominent businessman Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) for their campus paper, leading to a chain of events and a unique relationship she could have never seen coming. The two end up finding themselves inexplicably and magnetically drawn to one another and engage in an affair that challenges sheltered and sexually inexperienced, Ana, especially when she learns of Christian’s hidden sexual proclivities that revolve around pushing the boundaries between pain and pleasure.
Where to watch 50 Shades of Grey
‘Pleasure or Pain’
Speaking of pain and pleasure… Pleasure or Pain is an unrated 2013 erotic thriller about a wealthy real estate developer named Jack (Christos Vasilopoulos) who seduces Victoria (Malena Morgan), a beautiful young woman, from her mundane, regular life and shows her a world of debauchery, ecstasy, and intensity that pushes her sexual and emotional limits to the very edge. Check out this film to see whether Victoria and weather the pleasure and pain, or if it will all become too much and end in disaster.
Where to watch Pleasure or Pain
‘Through My Window’
If 365 Days has you looking for another foreign-language romance, then Through My Window just may be the film for you. In this Netflix Original romantic-drama, Raquel’s (Clara Galle) longtime crush on her next-door neighbor Ares (Julio Peña) turns into something more when he starts showing an interest in her too, despite his wealthy and influential family’s objections.
Where to watch Through My Window
This 2019 steamy romantic-drama film based on Anna Todd’s 2014 novel of the same name centers around Tessa Young (Josephine Langford), a dedicated student, dutiful daughter, and loyal girlfriend to her high school sweetheart.But as she begins her first year at college, Tessa’s guarded and insular world opens up when she meets Hardin Scott (Hero Fiennes Tiffin), a mysterious, broody rebel who makes her question who she is and what she wants in a way that she never has before. And if you really get in the groove with After, be sure to check out its sequels!
Where to watch After
Indiscretion is a psychological thriller about politician’s wife Dr. Veronica Simon (Mira Sorvino), whose weekend fling with a tortured young artist named Victor Bernard (Christopher Backus) leads to a dangerous obsession. When Veronica goes on vacation with her husband (Cary Elwes) and daughter (Katherine McNamara), she thinks that she is leaving her affair and… indiscretion behind for good, only to find that Victor has not only found her and her family’s vacation spot, but also that he plans to infiltrate every aspect of her life in an attempt to force their affair into something more.
Where to watch Indiscretion
Helmed by big-name stars Antonio Banderas and Angelina Jolie, this 2001 R-rated erotic thriller follows Julia Russell (Jolie) and her lover, Billy (Thomas Jane) as they plan to con rich man Luis Vargas (Banderas) by marrying him, earning his trust, and then running away with all his cash. Things go according to plan for Julia until, of course, she falls in love with him. Then… all hell breaks loose. Who ends up with who? Will the star-crossed lovers even make it out alive? Watch to find out.
Where to watch Original Sin
Addicted is a 2014 erotic drama-thriller that revolves around an art gallery CEO named Zoe Reynard (Sharon Leal) who risks her seemingly-perfect family and flourishing career when she begins an affair with Quinton Canosa (William Levy), a talented painter, and slowly loses control of her life. Zoe talks about the events of the film to her psychotherapist, Dr. Marcella Spencer (Tasha Smith), who diagnoses her with a sex addiction, but Zoe refuses to face her past and instead goes down a path of risky behavior that leads to violence, affairs, and self-discovery.
Where to watch Addicted